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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Making of Englishmen : debates on national identity, 1550-1650.
Leiden, Netherlands : Brill, ©2014
x, 347 pages
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9789004243873 9004243879 900423473X 9789004234734 9781306027991 1306027993|
|Description:||1 online resource (359 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||The Making of Englishmen; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Conventions; List of Figures; Introduction; PART ONE: THE PLAIN ENGLISHMAN; 1. The Rise of an Ethos of Plainness; 2. The Plain-Speaking Englishman; A Language in Flux; The Cult of Homespun Speech; Politicisation of the Plain Englishman; The Speech of Returned Travellers; The Courtier's Velvet Terms; Discoursing Gestures; 3. The Image of the Englishman; The Politics of Appearance; A Golden Age of Native Dress; The Materials of Identity; A World of Fashions; Dressing the Head; PART TWO: THE LOYAL ENGLISHMAN. 4. The Development of an anti-Catholic Narrative5. The Estrangement of English Catholics; Constructing a Plain, Protestant and un-French Utopia; The Alienation of the Jesuits; The Ideological Battle Against Spanishness; Debating National Authenticity; 6. The Fabrication of a Jesuited Mock Weal; Catholic Reassertions of Englishness; Staging Englishness and Jesuitism; Machiavels and Mercuries in the Caroline Era; The Triumph of a Stereotype; PART THREE: THE FREE ENGLISHMAN; 7. The Growth of a Rhetoric of Liberty; 8. The Rights-Bearing Englishman; Early Statements in Parliament. The 1628 Synthesis of RightsLiberties as Popular Polemic; The New Enemies of Liberty; Revolutionary Implications; 9. The Neo-Classical Englishman; The Roman Tradition; The Spectre of National Decline; The Brink of Degeneration; The Classical Republican Turn; The 'Fate' of English Liberty; Conclusion; Bibliography; Manuscripts; Printed Primary Sources; Secondary Works; Index of Subjects; Index of Names.|
|Series Title:||Studies in the history of political thought, v. 8.|
|Responsibility:||by Hilary Larkin.|
- National characteristics, English -- History -- 16th century.
- National characteristics, English -- History -- 17th century.
- Group identity -- England -- History -- 16th century.
- Group identity -- England -- History -- 17th century.
- Nationalism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
- Nationalism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
- English language -- Rhetoric -- Political aspects.
- HISTORY -- Europe -- Great Britain.